USGamers Highest Grossing Arcade Games of all Time

5th Jan 2015 12:00


US Gamer have just posted their third iteration of the top 10 highest grossing arcade games of all time. The full article is well worth a read, but here's a summary:

10. Donkey Kong (132,000 cabinets sold, $280M revenue by 1982)
9. Mortal Kombat (24,000 cabinets sold, $570M revenue by 2002)
8. Mortal Kombat II (27,000 cabinets sold, $600M revenue by 2002)
7. Asteroids (100,000 cabinets sold, $800M revenue by 1991)
6. Defender (60,000 cabinets sold, $1BN revenue by 1993)
5. NBA Jam (20,000 cabinets sold, $1.1BN revenue by 1994)
4. Ms. Pac-Man (125,000 cabinets sold, $1.2BN revenue by 1987)
3. Street Fighter II / Champion Edition (200,000 cabinets sold, $2.3BN revenue by 1995)
2. Space Invaders (360,000 cabinets sold, $2.7BN revenue by 1982)
1. Pac-Man (400,000 cabinets sold, $3.5BN revenue by 1990)